Top Performance #8: Myles and Taylor Light It Up Against NW State

CORPUS CHRISTI - Throughout the summer of 2012, GoIslanders.com will look back at the best moments and athletic performances from the 2011-12 school year.

Every Wednesday, we will bring you one of the top 10 individual performances, with Mondays bringing the year's top 10 moments. Be sure to keep tabs on GoIslanders.com throughout the summer to celebrate all the great moments.

Top Performance #8: Myles and Taylor Light It Up Against NW State

There were 16 conference games during the 2011-12 Islanders women's basketball season. The top performance of this week highlights one of these games in which two Islanders showed how far their talent and determination could take them.

On the eve of Feb. 4, Myeisha Myles and Verne'qua Taylor led their team to a two-point win over Northwestern State 88-86. Myles made the game-winning basket with only 2.4 seconds left on the clock giving the team a dramatic victory.

Myles posted a career-high 27 points and 14 rebounds, while Taylor also recorded a double-double with 15 points and a career-high 10 assists. She also tallied seven rebounds, three shy of a triple-double, while adding five steals. She posted the Islanders' all-time assist record as a junior with 110 assists during the season.

The Islanders, as a team, scored a season-high 88 points, including 32 in the paint, and shot 42.7 percent (32-75) from the field. Texas A&M - Corpus Christi turned the Lady Demons' 22 turnovers into 26 points and scored 27 points on second chances. The Islanders also edged the Lady Demons on the boards, 43-41.

 

 

Top Performances:

June 13 - #10: Ryann White Leads the Field Through First Round of Rio Verde Invite

June 20 - #9: Terence Jones Scores Career-High 33 in Islanders Win Over Texas State

June 27 - #8: Myles and Taylor Light It Up Against NW State

Top Moments:

June 18 - #10: Women's Basketball and Men's Basketball Sweep Turkey Tuesday Doubleheader

June 25 - #9: Krista Fenniak Knocks Home an Eagle from 110 yards at Southland Conference